Suresh Prabhu flags off New Train
New Delhi, The Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, in a programme held today i.e. on 14.12.2016 at Rail Bhawan dedicated to the nation the following services through Video-Conferencing :
- Inauguration of Gauge Converted Rail Track of Bhojipura – Pilibhit
- Flag off of Train No. 55382 Pilibhit-Bhojipura-Bareilly City Passenger on Guage Converted Track of Bhojipura - Pilibhit
Minister of Communication (Independent Charge) Shri Manoj Sinha, was specially present to grace the occasion. Chairman, Railway Board, Shri A. K. Mital, Member Traffic, Railway Board Mohd. Jamshed, other Railway Board Members and senior officials were also present on the occasion at Rail Bhawan end. Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Union Minister for Women and Child Development and Local Members of Parliament were also present to grace the flag off function at Pilibhit Railway Station.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu said that Pilibhit and Bareilly are large districts which have historic importance; and a large chunk of people commute between these two commercial cities for the purpose of their livelihood. He said that this new broad gauge line and new train service will benefit the daily commuters to a large extent. He further said that at present there are 64 ongoing projects in the State of UP which on completion will depict the image of UP as a most developing and leading State.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Communication (Independent Charge) Shri Manoj Sinha, said that this was a long standing demand of the people of the region for a broad-gauge line between this section. He said that Uttar Pradesh is a State full of potential and an improved railway network will the help the people of UP to explore its full potential in order to achieve a good economic and social status.